On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 11:54:00PM +0100, Tore Lund wrote: > Jonathan McKeown wrote: > > [snip] > > As regards copying the original recipients, this list specifically requests > > it: check the regular posting titled ``how to get best results from > > freebsd-questions'', particularly para VII.6. > > I think you mean para VI.6. The gist of that paragraph is a wish to > avoid taking "a message which is of general interest off the list", > hence the advice to cc the list. There is no argument there about why > the sender should receive the mail. Indeed, such a practice is simply > counter-productive to the intention expressed, since copying the sender > increases the likelihood that a message (or even an ensuing discussion) > of general interest is taken off the list. > > I request that this misunderstood piece of "etiquette" is revised. If > someone has the brains to find this list as well as the brains to use > FreeBSD at all, they also have the brains to come back here to look for > answers. Copying the sender makes no sense at all, as far as I can see. > Whether or not headers should be modified is a separate matter.
I'm happy the way it is. The current setup allows me to seperate replies to my own messages from the entaire list. I like having the option of juist following the discussions I took part in and juist view the list every now and then. -- Alex Please copy the original recipients, otherwise I may not read your reply. Howtos based on my personal use, including information about setting up a firewall and creating traffic graphs with MRTG http://alex.kruijff.org/FreeBSD/ _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"